As Craig points out in the video, selecting the proper deer hair is critical to tying this pattern properly. The short deer hair fiber with black tips that Craig describes comes from the leg of the deer and is commonly known as Comparadun hair. Comparadun hair is solid rather than hollow making it finer and easier to tie in.
Hook: TMC 100 #16-20
Thread: Danville Yellow 6/0
Body: PMD Superfine dubbing
Wing: Natural Comparadun Deer Hair
Tail: Ginger Z-lon
Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help encourage and assist the average angler to get out and find new places to fish.
[Video] How to Tie a CDC Sulpur Dun Dry Fly
[Video] How to Tie a Foam Body Caddis
[Video] Tying the Transformer Midge (Dry Fly) by Davie McPhail
[Video] How to tie a Purple Haze
[Video] How to Tie a Red Quill
[Video] How to Tie a Damsel Fly
[Video] Tying an X-Caddis
[Video] How to tie a Rubber Leg Stimulator